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CNN
Aug 8, 2013 2:00am PDT
. hassan is representing himself. the team appointed to help him says he wants the death penalty. they cannot assist him with that goal. the judge will hold a hearing with hassan and the lawyers. >>> a drone strike killed six al qaeda militants. this is the sixth in two weeks. that, as officials say they stopped an al qaeda plot aimed at gas. officials tell cnn it does not appear this was connected to the threat that led to a travel warning. >>> 19 diplomatic posts remain closed this morning after an al qaeda threat was intercepted, leaving intelligence officials on edge. consulates are expected to remain shut through saturday as the state department exercises an abundance of caution. >> connected to this, cargo coming into this country on planes from europe, the middle east and africa is being screened twice. a trade group tells cnn they told airlines to look over every piece of cargo multiple times to nothing is left unscreened. this is over an al qaeda strike. >>> there are big problems at the crippled fukushima plant in japan. they are admitting 300 tons of highly radioactive
NBC
Aug 8, 2013 4:00am PDT
even began. a standby attorney for na tall hassan told the judge he believes the defendant is trying to work toward the death penalty. hassan disagreed with the notion objecting to his own lawyer in court. >>> a jackie robinson statue in new york was vandalized with a racial slur and a swastika on wednesday. workers began to remove the vandalism as police scan surveillance cameras for a lead. >>> and it wasn't viral marketing for shark week. actually no one knows how a dead four-foot long sand shark got aboard the n train in new york. perhaps the syfy channel had an idea for a sharknado spin-off? >>> we turn to cnbc's bertha coombs for your first look at business. >> toyota is recalling 342,000 tacoma pickup trucks to fix a seat belt issue. it affects models made between 2004 and 2011. no injuries have been reported. the salsburger family says "the new york times" is not for sale. that declaration comes after the graham family decided to sell t"the washington post" to amazo founder jeff bezos. >>> the social networking company is testing a trending topics feature with a small group o
CBS
Aug 8, 2013 6:00pm EDT
-martial. they are ordered, however, by a judge to stay. monique griego has more. >> reporter: today, a judge ruled hassan'sa standby attorneys must continue to assist him as he acts as his own attorney. yesterday, the court-martial came to a halt when the lawyers asked to be pulled from the case. hassan admitted to being the shooter in fort hood in 2009 they say he is trying to get the death penalty and they will not help him be a martyr. they claim the judge is forcing them to vilit professional rules of conduct. >> thank you. hasan is facing 13 counts of premeditated murder. and could get the death penalty. >>> attention shoppers, the maryland tax-free week kicks off this sunday. linh bui has more on howee can all save. >> retailers call it christmas in august. it is the second best biggest shopping week of the whole year. >> reporter: little madison needs new clothes. >> shoes. she loves shoes and bows. >> reporter: good timing for grandma. shop maryland tax-free week. clothing and shoes priced more. >> everyone should go and shop for their back-to-school clothes. because you can save $60, $70, $80 fo
CNN
Aug 8, 2013 6:00am PDT
fans can take a page from the business section. not very nice, though. >>> army major nidal hassan gunned down dozens of people at fort hood and now he wants to be the next to die. they want off the case because they say hassan himself wants to be executed. ed lavandera covering the court-martial in texas for us. ed, what is the very latest on this? >> good morning. we are waiting for court procedure proceedings to bedwgin this morning. this is after everything was dramatically shut down in the courtroom yesterday after the three attorneys that are essentially standing by major hassan's side, he is acting as his own attorney, but the military has invited three attorneys that help him guide through any legal procedural issues. they are not actually speaking in the courtroom because hasan has been doing it. those three attorneys started voicing concerns. hasan is trying to help the prosecution to ensure that he gets the death penalty and those attorneys don't feel like they can stand by and watch that happen. as soon as the attorney said that the judge shut everything down and put in
MSNBC
Aug 8, 2013 2:30am PDT
are there to offer advice if he requests it. yesterday one of his lawyers said hassan is deliberately trying to get the death penalty. he says it is contrary to our professional obligations. the lawyer then suggested the lawyers change their rule and say that he didn't need his assistance. >>> the former army psychiatrist faces 13 counts of murder, 32 counts of attempted murder in the 2009 dangerous shooting in ft. hood. >>> three people will share one of the biggest powerball prizes of all time. there were two in new jersey, nobody won it on the morning show/"way too early" team. two from jersey, one from minnesota split the $448 million. that is before taxes. they're going to share the booty with a lot of people though. 38 other tickets won either $1 million or $2 million. so we'll wait for the next big one. the truth, is the top four lottery prizes of all time have all come since march of 2012. >>> now to business where later this morning we get the weekly unemployment numbers. yesterday all three major indices were in the red. the fears of the fed tapering its bond buying program persists. we h
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 6:00pm PDT
the embassies today during a week when the trial opened, of the ft. hood jihadist, nadal hassan who this administration has treated as a workplace violence perpetrator. he is the celebrity president as you have called him sean. but it is deeply troubling that the white house is spinning this as a way for obama to connect with regular people and then disclosed which they had tried to cover up that what was wrong with doing it after this appearance meeting with one of his top bundlers. who has raked in $7 million for his president. >> and then he is off for martha's vineyard for a vacation and they are upset because the roads are closed. let me play the question about his comments about trayvon martin. this was not a case about race. >> you know i think all of us were troubled by what happened. any of us who were parents were troubled. it doesn't mean he was a perfect kid. none of us were. when you are a teenage boy you are going to mess up. but, what i think all of us agree to is, that we should have a criminal justtice system that was fair and just and i wanted to explain why this w
CBS
Aug 8, 2013 6:00am EDT
in texas has come to an assault. hassan's lawyers said he's trying to get the health penalty but not putting on a defense. they're asking the judge to remove them from the case. the trial has been stopped while the judge considers the request. >>> some tense moments outside the office of elijah comings has hazmat crews, bomb squad and federal agents called in. >> the mount vernon office of congressman elijah cummings at the center of an intense fbi investigation. >> they were surrounding the door. i heard there was a suspicious note and some substance on the door. >> a employee with military experience arrived at work and noticed the putty like material stuck around the outside door. >> she noticed that there was something that gave the appearance of plastic explosive devices in various places around the door. >> no one was allowed in the building and they they tested the material. >> it was not an explosive device but it was made to appear that way. there was wiring connected to it. >> the fbi confirm it had material was not hazardous. several sticky notes were found on the
CBS
Aug 8, 2013 4:00pm EDT
chosen to represent himself but was given a team of attorneys for counsel. hassan admits he was the shooter in the attack that left 13 of his fellow shoulders dead f. convicted, he would face the death penalty. >>> a new round shows that front end cars don't do well in collisions. only one model received the top ranking of "good" from the insurance institute of highway safety. >> reporter: the honda civic earned the top safety rating in a new kind of crash test. for the first time, they conducted what it calls small, overlap crash tests. to see how the front corner of small cars holds up during a collision. that area isn't always designed to absorb a crash's impact. david zuby of the insurance institute for highway safety says this type of collision causes 25% of serious injuries in frontal crashes. >> we still end up killing close to 9,000 people every year in frontal crashes. so this is one of the remaining problems. >> reporter: the dodge dart. ford focus, hyundai elant ra, and 2014 sion tc all receive acceptable ratings. but some popular models did not do well in the saf
Current
Aug 8, 2013 6:00am PDT
year slump. the saudi born bomb maker, abraham hassan isiri. underwear bomber, that was his, nicely done. >> not busy best work. stephanie: nicely done, dufus. that same year, his brother outfitted got as far as the palace and blue himself up, but he was the only casualty. essentially, he works for us. you did it to yours, perfect. >> solves that problem. >> does every sawed minister have a palace? you see palace with your title. stephanie: they need a tea party over there to get that government smaller. really, taxpayer funded palaces? >> you get a palace and you get a palace. stephanie: you get a palace, exactly. al-qaeda may be returning to its roots. bin laden before 2001 was focused on attacking oat posts in africa. you never heard anything in other administrations and obviously the carnage was a lot worse. operations like the attack on the cole, the bombings of the african embassies,al zawahiri thought it was more effective to attack outside the u.s. al-qaeda and its many outgrowth ohs have become a different problem, now focused on the western presidents in their own back yar
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2013 5:00pm EDT
hassan shot her, giving the distinct impression he heard the cries for help and still shot her. .assan objected to that he asked the judge to remind the witness she was under oath. the witness was asked if she wanted to change any have heard testimony -- of her testimony and she defiantly said no, she did not want to change a word. he is facing 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of attempted re- meditated murder. 45 counts in total. >> one last question. what is your sense of how long this trial may go? pace.is a fairly quick 15 witnesses today. the original estimate was up to three months. the way it is looking now, i spoke with a military legal expert who thought the prosecution might be done within about three weeks. -- two witnesses, one of whom may be himself. we do not know yet. there is -- speculation he would take the stand himself, which would be an interesting moment, because he would open himself up to cross examination from prosecutors, which defendants very rarely do. >> joining us from texas, he is covering the trial. you can read his reporting. thank you for
NBC
Aug 8, 2013 7:00am EDT
. >>> the mass murder trial of army major nidal hassan is scheduled to resume at ft. hood, texas, it was delayed a day after he's trying to seek the death penalty. mark potter is in killeen, texas, with the latest. good morning, mark. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. this boils down to a big disagreement for tactics between the defendant, major hasan and the army defense team assigned to help him. although major nidal hasan is acting as his own attorney, he has a stand by team of military lawyers. they're trained in defending death penalty cases. on wednesday, a member of the team believes hasan is trying to get the death penalty and they should not be required to take part. the attorney said, working in concert with the prosecution to achieve the death sentence is something we cannot do. >> they say their role as defending their client and they believe that their client is going down the wrong path. the one that inevitably leads to a death sentence. >> hasan is charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of attempted murder. the rampage shooting at ft. hood nearly four years
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